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Fall 2009 - Fall 2013 Student Enrollment Trends by Academic Major
Graduate
College of Science
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  Fall Changes from
12 to 13
5-Yr Changes
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Major Degree N% N% N% N% N% N% N%
Actuarial Sciences CERG 6 0.7 6 0.6 5 0.5 3 0.3 5 0.5 2 66.7 - 1 - 16.7
Advanced Biomedical Sciences CERG -- 52 4.9 70 6.4 80 7.1 71 6.7 - 9 - 11.3 NANA
Applied and Engineering Physics MS 10 1.1 13 1.2 11 1.0 17 1.5 13 1.2 - 4 - 23.5 3 30.0
Biodefense PHD 8 0.9 5 0.5 3 0.3 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 - 7 - 87.5
Bioinformatics MS 3 0.3 -- -- -- -- NANA NANA
 PHD 26 2.8 20 1.9 11 1.0 7 0.6 1 0.1 - 6 - 85.7 - 25 - 96.2
Bioinformatics Management MS 1 0.1 1 0.1 -- 1 0.1 -- NANA NANA
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology MS 31 3.4 19 1.8 14 1.3 23 2.0 18 1.7 - 5 - 21.7 - 13 - 41.9
 PHD 11 1.2 18 1.7 29 2.6 39 3.4 44 4.1 5 12.8 33 300.0
 CERG 3 0.3 2 0.2 4 0.4 4 0.4 4 0.4 0 0.0 1 33.3
Biology MS 26 2.8 31 2.9 34 3.1 41 3.6 41 3.9 0 0.0 15 57.7
Biomedical Sciences MS -- -- 22 2.0 23 2.0 15 1.4 - 8 - 34.8 NANA
Biosciences PHD 37 4.0 39 3.7 39 3.6 36 3.2 37 3.5 1 2.8 0 0.0
Chemistry MS 37 4.0 35 3.3 31 2.8 30 2.7 23 2.2 - 7 - 23.3 - 14 - 37.8
Chemistry & Biochemistry PHD 9 1.0 16 1.5 20 1.8 26 2.3 28 2.6 2 7.7 19 211.1
Climate Dynamics PHD 17 1.8 22 2.1 18 1.6 20 1.8 21 2.0 1 5.0 4 23.5
Computational Science MS 9 1.0 10 0.9 11 1.0 8 0.7 10 0.9 2 25.0 1 11.1
Computational Sciences and Informatics PHD 84 9.1 89 8.4 77 7.0 87 7.7 85 8.0 - 2 - 2.3 1 1.2
 NDG 1 0.1 1 0.1 -- -- -- NANA NANA
Computational Tec & Applicat CERG 4 0.4 2 0.2 2 0.2 2 0.2 3 0.3 1 50.0 - 1 - 25.0
Earth Systems Science MS 14 1.5 12 1.1 7 0.6 4 0.4 2 0.2 - 2 - 50.0 - 12 - 85.7
Earth Systems and Geoinformation Sciences PHD 60 6.5 70 6.6 75 6.8 79 7.0 82 7.7 3 3.8 22 36.7
Environmental Management CERG 3 0.3 3 0.3 -- -- -- NANA NANA
Environmental Science and Policy MS 58 6.3 51 4.8 67 6.1 71 6.3 61 5.7 - 10 - 14.1 3 5.2
Environmental Science and Public Policy PHD 102 11.1 113 10.6 107 9.8 97 8.6 95 8.9 - 2 - 2.1 - 7 - 6.9
Forensic Science MS -- 41 3.9 71 6.5 94 8.3 82 7.7 - 12 - 12.8 NANA
Forensics CERG 20 2.2 14 1.3 11 1.0 11 1.0 10 0.9 - 1 - 9.1 - 10 - 50.0
Geographic & Cartographic Sciences MS 62 6.7 59 5.6 51 4.7 56 5.0 50 4.7 - 6 - 10.7 - 12 - 19.4
Geographic Information Science CERG 9 1.0 15 1.4 10 0.9 8 0.7 4 0.4 - 4 - 50.0 - 5 - 55.6
Geoinformatics and Geospatial Intelligence MS -- 6 0.6 46 4.2 37 3.3 32 3.0 - 5 - 13.5 NANA
Geospatial Intelligence CERG 25 2.7 60 5.6 20 1.8 15 1.3 9 0.8 - 6 - 40.0 - 16 - 64.0
Mathematics MS 23 2.5 20 1.9 24 2.2 32 2.8 24 2.3 - 8 - 25.0 1 4.3
 PHD 21 2.3 24 2.3 28 2.6 35 3.1 38 3.6 3 8.6 17 81.0
 NDG 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- NANA NANA
Neuroscience PHD 22 2.4 21 2.0 22 2.0 21 1.9 26 2.4 5 23.8 4 18.2
Non-Degree Contract Course NDG -- -- -- -- 1 0.1 NANA NANA
Physical Sciences PHD 14 1.5 9 0.8 6 0.5 4 0.4 1 0.1 - 3 - 75.0 - 13 - 92.9
Physics PHD 32 3.5 37 3.5 40 3.6 37 3.3 39 3.7 2 5.4 7 21.9
Remote Sensing & Image Processng CERG 2 0.2 4 0.4 4 0.4 4 0.4 4 0.4 0 0.0 2 100.0
Undeclared NDG 131 14.2 123 11.6 106 9.7 78 6.9 82 7.7 4 5.1 - 49 - 37.4
Unit Total 922 100.0 1,063 100.0 1,096 100.0 1,131 100.0 1,062 100.0 - 69 - 6.1 140 15.2